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Soil Amendments for Sustainability - 
      Amitava Rakshit
    
      Binoy Sarkar
    
      Purushothaman Abhilash

Soil Amendments for Sustainability

Challenges and Perspectives

Amitava Rakshit (Redaktør) ; Binoy Sarkar (Redaktør) ; Purushothaman Abhilash (Redaktør)

This book focuses on the pros and cons of amendment materials to restore the functioning of soil resources. It presents a holistic overview on affected land revitalization, clean up and revegetation using these amendments that could be implemented in the long term management of the soil-plant-atmosphereanimal continuum. Les mer
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This book focuses on the pros and cons of amendment materials to restore the functioning of soil resources. It presents a holistic overview on affected land revitalization, clean up and revegetation using these amendments that could be implemented in the long term management of the soil-plant-atmosphereanimal continuum.
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Forlag: CRC Press Inc
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 404
ISBN: 9780815370772
Format: 25 x 18 cm
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Preface


Acknowledgments


Editors


Contributors





Section I Characterization and Concepts





Chapter 1 Soil Amendments for Sustainable Intensification


Suhas P. Wani, Girish Chander, and G. Pardhasaradhi





Chapter 2 Clay Amendments for Environmental Clean-Up


K.M. Manjaiah, Raj Mukhopadhyay, Neethu Narayanan, Binoy Sarkar, and S.C. Datta





Chapter 3 Fertilizer Best Management Practices: Concepts and Recent Advances


Hirak Banerjee, Krishnendu Ray, and Sudarshan Kr. Dutta





Chapter 4 Digital Soil Science for Identification of Problem Soil Characteristics


Shovik Deb and Somsubhra Chakraborty





Chapter 5 Advanced Hyperspectral and X-Ray Fluorescence Sensors for Monitoring Contaminated Soils


Somsubhra Chakraborty, David C. Weindorf, and D.P. Ray





Chapter 6 Soil Physical Properties in Biochar Amended Soils: Challenges and Perspectives for Agronomic Implications


D.N. Vidana Gamage, J. Delisle, B.A. Bissonnette, and A. Biswas





Chapter 7 Biogeochemical Behavior of Arsenic in Biochar-Amended Soils


Muhammad Babar Javed, Sabry M. Shaheen, Nabeel Khan Niazi, Irshad Bibi, Muhammad Shahid, Muhammad Tariq Javed, Noha E.E. Hassan, Joerg Rinklebe, Tariq Mehmood, and Andreas Luttge





Chapter 8 Glomalin, the AM Fungi Secreted Soil Protein: Role in Sequestering Soil Carbon and Heavy Metal Reduction


Richa Agnihotri, Hemant S. Maheshwari, Aketi Ramesh, Anil Prakash, and Mahaveer P. Sharma





Chapter 9 Soil Amendments for Environmental Sustainability: Policy Recommendations


and Future Prospects


Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash, Ajeet Singh, Amitava Rakshit, and Vishal Tripathi





Section II Management Strategies





Chapter 10 Using Industry Wastes as Soil Amendments


Simon Leake and Alisa Bryce





Chapter 11 Biochar: An Anthropogenic Pyrogenic Amendment


Santanu Mukherjee and Lutz Weihermuller





Chapter 12 Application of Biochar as Soil Amendment: Theory and Practice


Hrittick Biswas, M. Prabhavathi, S.L. Patil, Suresh Kumar, and A.S. Morade





Chapter 13 Management of Fly Ash for Sustainable Soil Health


A.K. Nayak, Debarati Bhaduri, Sangita Mohanty, Anjani Kumar, and Suman G. Sahu





Chapter 14 Flue Gas Desulfurization Gypsum as Soil Amendment


Dinesh Panday, Richard B. Ferguson, and Bijesh Maharjan





Chapter 15 Use of Zeolites in Agriculture: Effect of Addition of Natural Zeolite-Clinoptilolite and Compost on Soil Properties and Crop Development


Victor Kavvadias, Zacharias Ioannou, Panagiotis Katsaris, Anna Kardimaki, Evagelia Vavoulidou, and Sideris Theocharopoulos





Chapter 16 The Environmental Evaluation of Applying Red Mud as Soil Amendment: A Review


Yanju Liu, Yubiao Li, Dawit Bekele, and Ravi Naidu





Chapter 17 Fertilizer Value of Bio-Based Amendments Recovered from Digested Waste


Celine Vaneeckhaute





Chapter 18 Back to Basic Slags as a Phosphorus Source and Liming Material


Chien-Ying Yang, Inka Reijonen, Hai Yu, Rajarathnam Dharmarajan, Balaji Seshadri, and Nanthi S. Bolan





Chapter 19 Dry Olive Residue Used as Organic Amendment: Implications of Fungal Biotransformation and Soil Application


Jose A. Siles, Mercedes Garcia-Sanchez, Inmaculada Garcia-Romera, and Inmaculada Sampedro





Chapter 20 Effects of Industrial Wastewaters on Soil Sustainability and Environment


Pankaj Chowdhary, Sujata Mani, Ileana Pereda Reyes, and Ram Naresh Bharagava





Section III Specialized Case Studies





Chapter 21 Amendments for Heavy Metal Remediation in Contaminated Soil


Manoj Shrivastava, Akansha Srivastav, Ravinder Kaur, Prashant Srivastava, and P.C. Srivastava





Chapter 22 Alternative Soil Amendments for Organic Cultivation System


B.B. Basak, Ajoy Saha, and Binoy Sarkar





Chapter 23 Biochar Application for Sustainable Soil Quality: A Case Study in Tropical Urban Environment


Subhadip Ghosh, Lai Fern Ow, and Mohamed Lokman Yusof





Chapter 24 Vermicompost as Soil Amendment for Sustainable Land and Environment in Thailand


Chuleemas Boonthai Iwai, Aung Naing Oo, Ajcharawadee Kruapukdee, and Thammared Chuasavatee





Chapter 25 Nutrient Enrichment of Mine Spoil with Suitable Organic and Bio-Fertilizer Amendments as a Sustainable Technology for Eco Restoration


Samrudhi Nayak and C.S.K. Mishra





Chapter 26 Ameliorative Effects of Polyamines for Combating Heavy Metal Toxicity in Plants Growing in Contaminated Sites with Special Reference to Cadmium


Prasann Kumar and Padmanabh Dwivedi





Index
Amitava Rakshit, an IIT, Kharagpur alumnus is presently the faculty member in the Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry at Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University(IAS, BHU).


Binoy Sarkaris a Senior Researcher at University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, SA, Australia.


Purushothaman C. Abhilashis affiliated as an Assistant Professor in Environmental Science at IESD, BHU.